Kenneth L. Alford is an associate professor of Church history and doctrine at Brigham Young University. After serving almost thirty years on active duty in the United States Army, he retired as a colonel in 2008. While on active military duty, Ken served in numerous assignments, including the Pentagon, eight years teaching computer science at the United States Military Academy at West Point, and four years as a department chair and professor teaching strategic leadership at the National Defense University in Washington, DC. He has published and presented on a wide variety of topics during his career. His current research focuses on Latter-day Saint military service. Ken and his wife, Sherilee, have four children and thirteen grandchildren.
- Alford, Kenneth L.
Alford, Kenneth L.
Articles/Chapters by: Kenneth L. Alford
- Serving Students: A Conversation with Chad H. Webb from RE 10, no. 3 (2009)
- 14. "Delivered by the Power of God": Nephi's Vision of America's Birth from The Things Which My Father Saw: Approaches to Lehi's Dream and Nephi's Vision
- 6. The Salt Lake Theatre: Brigham's Playhouse from Salt Lake City: The Place Which God Prepared
- 10. Camp Douglas: Keeping a Watchful Eye on the Saints from Salt Lake City: The Place Which God Prepared
- 10. A History of Mormon Catechisms from A Firm Foundation: Church Organization and Administration
- "I Will Send You Elijah the Prophet" from You Shall Have My Word: Exploring the Text of the Doctrine & Covenants
- Using The Joseph Smith Papers in the Classroom from RE 14, no. 2 (2013)
- 14. Ben E. Rich: Sharing the Gospel Creatively from Go Ye into All the World: The Growth and Development of Mormon Missionary Work
- Joseph F. Smith and the First World War: Eventual Support and Latter-day Saint Chaplains from Joseph F. Smith: Reflections on the Man and His Times
- Latter-day Saints and the Civil War: An Introduction from Civil War Saints
- The Lot Smith Cavalry Company: Utah Goes to War from Civil War Saints
- What’s in a Name? The Establishment of Camp Douglas from Civil War Saints
- Mormon Motivation for Enlisting in the Civil War from Civil War Saints
- Indian Relations in Utah during the Civil War from Civil War Saints
- Utah and the Civil War Press from Civil War Saints
- Mormons and the Grand Army of the Republic from Civil War Saints
- Appendix C: Identifying Latter-day Saint Civil War Veterans from Civil War Saints
- Acknowledgments from Civil War Saints
- Parallels between Psalms 25–31 and the Psalm of Nephi from Ascending the Mountain of the Lord: Temple, Praise, and Worship in the Old Testament
- Teaching with the 2013 Edition of the Doctrine and Covenants from RE 15, no. 1 (2014)